The Vigna Genome Server, 'VigGS': A Genomic Knowledge Base of the Genus Vigna Based on High-Quality, Annotated Genome Sequence of the Azuki Bean, Vigna angularis (Willd.) Ohwi & Ohashi.

@article{Sakai2016TheVG,
  title={The Vigna Genome Server, 'VigGS': A Genomic Knowledge Base of the Genus Vigna Based on High-Quality, Annotated Genome Sequence of the Azuki Bean, Vigna angularis (Willd.) Ohwi & Ohashi.},
  author={Hiroaki Sakai and Ken Naito and Yu Takahashi and Toshiyuki Sato and Toshiya Yamamoto and Isamu Muto and Takeshi Itoh and Norihiko Tomooka},
  journal={Plant & cell physiology},
  year={2016},
  volume={57 1},
  pages={e2}
}
The genus Vigna includes legume crops such as cowpea, mungbean and azuki bean, as well as >100 wild species. A number of the wild species are highly tolerant to severe environmental conditions including high-salinity, acid or alkaline soil; drought; flooding; and pests and diseases. These features of the genus Vigna make it a good target for investigation of genetic diversity in adaptation to stressful environments; however, a lack of genomic information has hindered such research in this genus… CONTINUE READING
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